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New Internationalist Easier English Ready Lesson Intermediate Level

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  • New Internationalist Easier English Ready Lesson Intermediate Level
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  • Speaking Reading: for gist, and for detail Vocabulary Grammar Writing
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  • 1. Whats your favourite animal, and why? 2. How do animals help us?
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  • Turkeys, bees and whales . 1. Are they endangered? 2. Do they suffer? 3. Are they intelligent?
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  • 1/ Bees: http://eewiki.newint.org/index.php/Join_the_fi ght_for_the_bees,_David_Cameron 2/ Whales: http://eewiki.newint.org/index.php/Killing_wh ales:_the_hypocrisy_of_the_West 3/ Turkeys: http://eewiki.newint.org/index.php/Don%27t_e at_turkey_this_Christmas
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  • Verbs: to electrocute to stun to hang to pollinate Nouns: slaughterhouse anaesthetic insecticide pesticide hypocrisy
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  • Find, in each article, the: a) problem(s) and b) solution(s)?
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  • a) their toes are cut off b) they are given drugs c) it is pulled along through the water d) they are killed after a few weeks e) they are taken by ship f) no anaesthetics are used g) many legs are broken h) toxic chemicals should never be used again i) they are hung j) their heads are electrocuted 1) bee 2) turkey 3) whale
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  • Turkeys : their toes are cut off; they are given drugs; they are killed after a few weeks; they are taken by ship; no anaesthetics are used; many legs are broken; they are hung; their heads are electrocuted Whale: it is pulled along through the water Bees: toxic chemicals should never be used again
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  • X is/are + past participle It is pulled (regular - +ed) They are hung (irregular verb) Now complete the gaps: If the turkeys survive this, they (take) by ship to be killed. Sometimes there are 2,000 of them in one truck. They ... (throw) in like baggage at an airport. Of course, many legs .. (break).
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  • Groups of 3 tell the others about the problems and solutions from your reading
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  • In pairs, write a letter about one of the animals to one of your representatives in government.

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